At Bishop Blanchet, you will be challenged to meet your highest potential. As a Catholic, college prep school with over 25 honors and Advanced Placement courses, college-level work begins before ever setting foot on a university campus. Our students get into (and thrive at) some of the country’s best schools. And our small class sizes, low student to teacher ratio and integrated technology means that the learning experience is dynamic and engaging.
But an excellent college prep program is only one piece of the BBHS experience. Here, you will find an unmatched array of elective offerings (spanning everything from woodworking to 3-D modeling to string orchestra), a professional quality theatre program, range of competitive and no-cut sports and a campus ministry program focused on service and the formation of the whole student. And, most importantly, you will find your place here in our supportive and welcoming Brave community of faith.
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Electives & Offerings
Did you know that BBHS offers the greatest number of course options and electives of any Seattle-area Catholic high school? Our students get to explore 3D modeling, take a turn on the stage and workout at Greenlake--all during the school day.
Check out our full course catalog here and start dreaming about what YOUR Bishop Blanchet schedule will look like!
Beyond the Classroom
Whether you're interested in snowboarding, student government, chess or ping pong, we have you covered!l Click here to learn more about our commitment to providing balance for our students and to view our extensive list of clubs and activities.
A Brave Summer
We have exciting summer camps for kids entering 4th-8th grades! From theatre to a full range of sports, we have something for everyone. Registration is open now! Find out more information and sign up online here.
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Financial Aid Given
For the 2017-18 school year, BBHS awarded $3 million in tuition assistance and scholarships to families with incomes ranging from $10,000/year to $200,000/year.
College Visits to BBHS Each Year
Starting your freshman year, you will have access to a range of college counseling services designed to help you gain admission to the best college for you.
Our small classes make for engaged students and dynamic learning environments.
Hours of Annual Community Service
All students complete a minimum of 80 hours of community service during their four years at BBHS.
Advanced Placement & Honors Courses
With our extensive offering of honors and AP courses, college-level work begins before ever setting foot on a university campus.
Athletic Teams in 22 Sports
More than half of the student body participates in at least one sport each year.
It's important that students have the opportunity to thrive beyond the classroom. At BBHS, you can choose from an extensive offering of clubs and activities ranging from chess club to improv.
Graduates who continue on to college
Each year, our grads are accepted into some of the most selective colleges and universities in the country.
This past weekend, BBHS hosted our annual grade school Speech & Debate tournament! We had 20 schools participating, with 532 registered events and over 250 student participants! Congratulations to our winners:
The Secret in the Wings is inspired by several fairy tales, many of them little known today. The play explores what G.K. Chesterton described as the most profound lesson of fairy tales: that "you must love a thing before it is lovable." Performances are December 1st through 3rd.
Congrats to our Grade School Math Contest Winners!
110 students representing 15 schools competed in the 44th Annual Bishop Blanchet Mathematics Contest on November 4th. Congrats to all of the participants on their hard work and in particular to the contest winners below:
This week, Bishop Blanchet H.S. celebrates Native American culture. We had a food truck visit campus to fill our bellies, a film screening to expand our minds and a Friday assembly to host speakers, singers and dancers. We continue the tradition of honoring and respecting the qualities of being "Brave" while continuing a promise to educate the student body about Native culture.
Please enjoy this morning's reflection by senior Paloma Vazquez:
Join us on Saturday, October 14th to see the exciting progress A Brave Future has already made with the grand opening of the new Ernie Rose Activities Center and learn more about all the wonderful projects still to come! You'll also have the chance to tour BBHS and visit with your favorite teachers- past and present - as well as Brave alumni, students and friends!
Calling on 7th and 8th grade mathletes! Make sure to join us for the 44th annual BBHS math competition! All participants register through their teacher, so check with your grade school for more info. We hope to see you for math, fun & refreshments!
From highlighting the recent senior cruise to insights on the DACA program, BBHS student journalists provide coverage of topics relevant to the Brave community. Check out the many recently posted articles in their online publication here.
BBHS goes all out in celebrating the newest members of our school community! From working with mentors over the summer to orientation days to a welcome assembly and Quad dance, we showed the Class of 2021 a Brave Welcome. Check out a video of the freshman/mentor dance here!
Bishop Blanchet is pleased to recognize Matt Broom '18 as a 2018 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist. The award recognizes the top 1% of 1,600,000 high school seniors nationally based on performance on the PSAT.
Located in Seattle, Washington, Bishop Blanchet High School is a private, coed Catholic school for grades 9-12. Students benefit from a challenging college preparatory academic program, campus ministry, fine and performing arts, competitive athletics, and a wide selection of extracurricular activities.